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  620s BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
627 BC - Death of Assurbanipal, king of Assyria; he is succeeded by Assur-etel-ilani (approximate date)
625 BC - Medes and Babylonians assert their independence from Assyria and attack Nineveh (approximate date)
622 BC or 621 BC - Text of Deuteronomy found in the Temple in Jerusalem
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/625_BC   (135 words)

 Athens -> History on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The powerful fleet also enabled Athens to gain hegemony in the Delian League, which was created in 478-477 BC through the confederation of many city-states; in succeeding years the league was transformed into an empire headed by Athens.
During the time of Pericles (443-429 BC) Athens reached the height of its cultural and imperial achievement; Socrates and the dramatists Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides were active.
In 403 BC the Thirty Tyrants were overthrown by Thrasybulus, and by 376 BC Athens again had a fleet, had rebuilt the Long Walls, had re-created the Delian League, and had won a naval victory over Sparta.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/AthensGr_History.asp   (1831 words)

 Classical Greek History Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
433 BC Sparta and the Peloponnesian League is established as a counter to the Athenian-dominated Delian League.
Plato (428-347 BC), philosopher and student of Socrates, is born.
332 BC Alexander goes to Egypt, founds the city of Alexandria, is declared a son of Amon, and becomes the ruler of Egypt.
www.tccc.cc.nc.us /swood/251/ClassicalGreekHistoryTimeline.htm   (1725 words)

 Roots of American Law
The Code of Lipit-Ishtar of Isin dates from around 1850 BC, and the Code of Hammurabi from around 1780 BC Jewish law, as embodied in the Mosaic Code, dates from the 13th century BC.
By the seventh century BC, it is believed, most of the Greek city-states possessed written law codes, attributed either to a ruler or to a commissioned compiler.
Hammurabi (c 2250 BC), founder of the Babylonian empire, is known as the author of a famous law code.
www.members.tripod.com /~candst/histlaw.htm   (3502 words)

 World History Timeline
485 BC Protagoras of Abdera (485-415) is born.
October 1, 331 BC Alexander's 35,000 troops fight Darius's 200,000 in the battle of Gaugamela.
Summer 326 BC At the Hyphasis river, Alexander's army refuses to march further into India and he is forced to turn back.
www.fincher.org /History/World.shtml   (5149 words)

 Greek Timeline
1,200 BC The Trojan War, civil war, and the fall of the Mycenean.
480 BC Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians.
443 - 429 BC Pericles is leader of Athens during the Golden Age.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/aegean/timeline.html   (213 words)

It may be inferred from the low moral and religious state of Judah at the time this was written that this prophecy came before the great religious reform of 621 BC (II Kings 22-23; II Chronicles 34-35).
During the reigns of Manasseh (695 - 642 BC) and Amon (642 - 640 BC) the southern kingdom of Judah sank to astounding moral and spiritual depths.
Several years later (621 BC) Hilkiah the priest discovered the lost book of the Law of Moses ("The Bible had been left on the shelf for so long, and ignored, that no one could even remember where it was --- or even cared!").
www.zianet.com /maxey/Proph3.htm   (1087 words)

 Chapter 19: From Manasseh to the Deuteronomic Reform
It is clear that a time prior to 621 must be postulated, and 626 is probably as close as one can come to the year or years of the prophet's activity.
In Jerusalem, in 621 Yahweh's temple was refurbished, and during the process a scroll of the law, purporting to be a covenant made between Yahweh and his people in the time of Moses, was found and taken to the King.
The terminal date for Deuteronomy is 621 because Josiah's reform of that year was founded on it.
www.infidels.org /library/modern/gerald_larue/otll/chap19.html   (5416 words)

 Articles - 7th century BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hezekiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 715 - 687 BC).
Gyges of Lydia (reigned 687 - 652 BC).
Josiah of the Kingdom of Judah (reigned 641-609 BC).
www.efireplaces.net /articles/7th_century_BC   (186 words)

 ipedia.com: Draco Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His laws, written in 621 BC when he was archon eponymou...
His laws, written in 621 BC when he was archon eponymous, were particularly harsh, as the death penalty was the punishment for even minor offenses.
Draco's code of laws was superseded by that of Solon in the early 6th century BC.
www.ipedia.com /draco.html   (141 words)

 Greece Project 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The joint of Attica was carried on by common and peaceful agreement BY the leadership of Athens, and the inhabitants of smaller cities were given by citizenship of Athens.
The handed down kingship of Athens was canceled in 683 BC by the nobles, or Areopagus, who controlled Athens until the mid-6th century BC.
The second major thing to the handed down power of the Eupatridae, was the code of the Athenian fellow citizen, and leader, Solon in 594 BC, which reformed the Draconian code and gave citizenship to the lower classes.
www.internet-at-work.com /hos_mcgrane/greece/eg_greece_6.html   (470 words)

Born on the island of Samos, he moved to southern Italy, and founded a school at Croton where he taught that the structure of the universe was to be discovered with the aid of mathematics, which he held as the basis of physics, acoustics and astronomy.
paraphrased from the visually strong HyperHistory c.518-c.438 BC Pindar, Greek Poet, was born in Boetia, central Greece, and is considered the greatest of the Greek choral lyricists.
c.250 BC "Archimedes studied the equilibrium of planes and the centre of gravity of planes and deduced the laws of the levers.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline1KBC.html   (7141 words)

 Ecclesia --  Encyclopædia Britannica
594 BC), the Ecclesia became coterminous with the...
It probably derived from an advisory body of nobles, as reflected in the Homeric poems.
A boule existed in virtually every constitutional city-state and is recorded from the end of the 6th century BC at Corinth, Argos, Athens, Chios, and Cyrene.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9031882?tocId=9031882   (406 words)

 Bible Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Indeed the month of Tishri (Sept/Oct) in the year 610 BC may prove to be one of the most pivotal points in the history of Israel.
The year 625 BC is established as the first year of his reign in an accession year type of reign used by the Babylonians.
3) It was in 610 BC that Pharaoh Neco imposed the symbolic tax levy of 100 talents of silver and 1 talent of gold upon Jehoiakim and the land of Judah.
www.elijah.com /bible_chronology.htm   (3882 words)

 Ron Wyatt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This was about the year 621 BC, just 35 years before the destruction of Jerusalem and the temple by Nebuchadnezzar, when Judah went into the second phase of their Babylonian captivity.
It told him that the Ark disappeared from the Divine record sometime between 621 BC and 586 BC.
The entire city AND the temple were destroyed in 586 BC by the Babylonians, so the Ark could have only escaped destruction or captivity by NOT being anywhere in the city.
amightywind.com /ark/ark02.htm   (891 words)

 Unit 3 - The Former Prophets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(6) In 621 BC, the worship of Yahweh reaches a climax in the Southern Kingdom of Judah due to the religious reforms of King Josiah (2 Kings).
In 2 Kings 17:1-6, the Northern Kingdom of Israel is decimated by the Assyrians (721 BC).
In 621 BC, the "book of the Law" (probably, the core of Deuteronomy) was found in the temple and validated by the prophetess Huldah (2 Kgs.
www.calbaptist.edu /jcate/cst100/Unit3.htm   (8520 words)

 The Timetable of World Legal History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Under his rule, a code of laws was developed and carved on a huge rock column.
According to the Bible, it was in approximately 1300 BC that Moses received a list of ten laws directly from God.
It was not until 221 BC that the king of "Ch'in" managed to defeat the kings of the other 6 kingdoms and unite China.
www.duhaime.org /Law_museum/hist.aspx   (3221 words)

 Western Political Movers and Shakers of Classical Times (1500 BC - 450 AD) By Miles Hodges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 502 BC Cleisthenes announced new reforms of the Athenian constitution designed to reduce the danger of Athens falling into the hands of tyrants--by introducing the practice of ostracism whereby any citizen (including tyrants) could be exiled by a majority vote of the citizenry.
One of Alexander's Macedonian generals, who in 322 BC became satrap (provincial ruler; after 305 BC he converted his title to king) of Alexandrian Egypt and founder of a new Egyptian dynasty that went by his name, Ptolemy.
He was king of Epirus in northwestern Greece--and asked in 281 BC by the people of Tarrentum in Southern Italy (Graecia Minor) to come to help them protect their city from Roman expansion from the north.
www.newgenevacenter.org /movers/classical2.htm   (6150 words)

The form of democracy practiced in Athens was not the same as democracy in the United States today.
In response to unrest among the lower economic classes, a written law code was created around 621 BC.
The written laws were intended to create a more just system of government, but conflicts between the nobility and the poor continued.
carlos.emory.edu /ODYSSEY/GREECE/democracy.html   (186 words)

 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sometime around 621 BC, a legislator named Draco appeared on the Athenian scene and formed laws that substituted public justice for personal revenge.
Athens was then involved in the Peloponnesian War with Sparta and 27 years of fighting lead to Athens' defeat in 404 BC.
The city-states like Athens withered, the upper classes took over, and there was constant bickering and battling until 146 BC when Greece was conquered by the powerful and indomitable armies of Rome.
www.athens-today.gr /History/history.html   (686 words)

 Draco -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Draco was first to codify Athenian law; contrary to popular belief, however, he was not the creator of these laws.
Draco's code of laws was superseded by that of (A man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs) Solon in the early 6th century BC.
Anyone in debt that is of a lower class can be sold into slavery.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/dr/draco.htm   (194 words)

 Marvin Lessmann
The Ten Commandments according to the Old Testament of the Bible were received by Moses in approximately 1300 BC directly from God.
They were transcribed as part of the Book of Moses, which later became part of the Bible, located in the book of Exodus.
It was not until 221 BC that the king of "Ch'in" managed to defeat the kings of the other six kingdoms and unite China.
www.marvinlessmann.org /LegalResource/LegalTimeLine.htm   (4292 words)

 Bible Survey: The Book of Zephaniah
In light of the words in the superscription (1:1), the reader might suppose that the date of Zephaniah would not be a problem.
However, the question is, exactly when during his reign did Zephaniah prophesy: before the reforms of 621 BC or after?
Most scholars prefer a date before Josiah's reform in 621 BC, because Zephaniah spends the book denouncing such syncretistic practices as Baal worship and child sacrifice, which had become more widespread in Israel since Manasseh's reign.
www.theology.edu /biblesurvey/zephania.htm   (345 words)

 Athens history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
2nd Millenium BC: The Athenians claimed that they were born from the ground, and that, unlike others (e.g.
Spartans), they were not immigrants into their own land.
1st Millenium BC: According to orally transmitted historical memory, Athens was initially a monarchy.
www.clas.ufl.edu /users/kapparis/AOC/Athenshistory.html   (638 words)

Prophesied from 627 BC to 585 BC (40+ years)
            11:1-12:17     Jeremiah and the covenant (605 BC or 621 BC)
            26:1-24           The reign of Jehoiakim (608 BC)
www.lccs.edu /~csackett/Prophets/Jeremiah.htm   (89 words)

 History of the Bible
Their prior existence is merely a hypothesis based on some scholars' interpretations of the textual evidence.
621 BC The high priest finds the "Book of the Law" during Josiah's reign, leading to a national revival.
The term pseudepigrapha literally means "false inscriptions." We are aware of at least 52 of these works, which were written by Jews and Christians between 200 B.C. and 200 A.D. Writers often credited their works to famous biblical characters, such as Enoch.
www.literatureclassics.com /ancientpaths/bibhist.html   (1798 words)

 Timeline of Greece with etexts, to 440BC
200,000 BC to 44 BC: Plautus : Ennius : Cato : Terence : Varro : Julius Caesar
c600 BC: most Greek citizens have a slave or two [tm5.23] working conditions varied [tm5.24] some were owned by the polis or by the temple [tm5.25] they rarely revolted; could be granted freedom [tm5.26]
508 BC: tyrant Cleisthenes institutes reforms in response to threat of archon Isagoras (and the Spartans) [tm6.29] [essay] village 'demes' organised into ten tribes with 50 representatives and one 'general' each [tm6.30] the success of this rule-by-persuasion implies the villages were already ripe for democracy [tm6.31]
www.robotwisdom.com /science/classical/greece1.html   (3348 words)

 (Antenor IV* - Arnulf* )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Antiochos I* Theos Dikaios Epiphanes (King of Kommagene) (100 BC - 0036 BC)
Antiochus I* Soter (King of Syria) (323 BC - 261 BC)
Ariobarzanes II* (Satrape of Chios) (390 BC - 337 BC)
www.afn.org /~lawson/index/ind0009.html   (173 words)

 Archaic Period-Economy
621-620 BC, certain offences were punished by imposing a fine, whose value was measured with the bous (ox).
3rd century BC, there are references to the code of laws which was in force in the
It is inscribed on it that fines and deposits should be measured in lebetes, that is in metal vessels.
www.fhw.gr /chronos/04/en/economy/pro_kermatiki.html   (287 words)

 Hippy Sanctuary Head Log
Another Stela depicts the symbol of the Tree of Life and "king Esarhaddon stand[ing] before an elaborate incense chamber with smoking censer pictured in cut-away in the lower portion of the chamber, the upper chamber is tent-like with an opening" (Bennett, J Osburn and L Osburn 1995).
In a letter written in 680 BC to the mother of king Esarhaddon, reference is made that gives clear indications as to what substance was burning in the king's incense tent.
In 1989, Barber noted that, in the second quarter of the first millennium BC in Mesopotamia, the "word qunnabu (also rendered qunapy, qunubu, qunbu) begins to turn up as for a source of oil, fiber and medicine "(Barber 1989).
hippysanctuary.com /man-cu.htm   (6789 words)

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